Drawing of the anatomy of the retroperitoneal spaces at the level of the kidneys. The anterior pararenal space (APRS) is located between the parietal peritoneum (PP) and the anterior renal fascia (ARF) and contains the pancreas (Pan), the ascending colon (AC), and the descending colon (DC). The posterior pararenal space (PPRS) is located between the posterior renal fascia (PRF) and the transversalis fascia (TF). The perirenal space (PRS) is located between the anterior renal fascia and the…

Drawing of the anatomy of the retroperitoneal spaces at the level of the kidneys. The anterior pararenal space (APRS) is located between the parietal peritoneum (PP) and the anterior renal fascia (ARF) and contains the pancreas (Pan), the ascending colon (AC), and the descending colon (DC). The posterior pararenal space (PPRS) is located between the posterior renal fascia (PRF) and the transversalis fascia (TF). The perirenal space (PRS) is located between the anterior renal fascia and the…

Pneumoretroperitoneum is by definition presence of gas within the retroperitoneal space. It is always abnormal and has a relatively small differential.  http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pneumoretroperitoneum

Pneumoretroperitoneum is by definition presence of gas within the retroperitoneal space. It is always abnormal and has a relatively small differential. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/pneumoretroperitoneum

Psoas muscle abscess and fluid collections are located in the retrofascial space rather than in the retroperitoneal space because the psoas muscles are located posterior to the transversalis fascia, which is the posterior boundary of the retroperitoneum.  Ultrasonography is diagnostic in only 60% of cases of psoas abscess, compared with 80% to 100% for CT.   Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/psoas-muscle-abscess

Psoas muscle abscess and fluid collections are located in the retrofascial space rather than in the retroperitoneal space because the psoas muscles are located posterior to the transversalis fascia, which is the posterior boundary of the retroperitoneum. Ultrasonography is diagnostic in only 60% of cases of psoas abscess, compared with 80% to 100% for CT. Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/psoas-muscle-abscess

The retroperitoneal space (retroperitoneum) is the anatomical space (sometimes a potential space) in the abdominal cavity behind (retro) the peritoneum. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The retroperitoneal space (retroperitoneum) is the anatomical space (sometimes a potential space) in the abdominal cavity behind (retro) the peritoneum. Description from imgarcade.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Radiology Essentials 105 : Sectional Anatomy of Retroperitoneal Spaces  Boundaries of retroperitoneal space:   Anterior – posterior parietal peritoneum, Posterior – transversalis fascia, Superior – diaphragmatic fascia, Inferior – pelvic brim Major compartments: Anterior pararenal space, Posterior pararenal space, Perirenal space – the largest of all 3 compartments.

Radiology Essentials 105 : Sectional Anatomy of Retroperitoneal Spaces Boundaries of retroperitoneal space: Anterior – posterior parietal peritoneum, Posterior – transversalis fascia, Superior – diaphragmatic fascia, Inferior – pelvic brim Major compartments: Anterior pararenal space, Posterior pararenal space, Perirenal space – the largest of all 3 compartments.

Figure 2 Identification and incision of the white line of Toldt and mobilization of the colon and access to the retroperitoneal space (arrow).

Figure 2 Identification and incision of the white line of Toldt and mobilization of the colon and access to the retroperitoneal space (arrow).

The kidney is one of the most important organs in our body. It is typically a two-shaped organ, located at the rear of the abdominal cavity in the retroperitoneal space. The Kidney's are typically between 8-12 cm long .

The kidney is one of the most important organs in our body. It is typically a two-shaped organ, located at the rear of the abdominal cavity in the retroperitoneal space. The Kidney's are typically between 8-12 cm long .

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